The secret life of bees [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Overbrook Entertainment and Donners' Company production ; produced by James Lassiter, Ewan Leslie, Joe Pichirallo, Lauren Shuler Donner, Will Smith ; written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.
Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping.
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; editor, Terilyn A. Shropshire ; music, Mark Isham.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material and some violence.
|System Details Note:||
DVD ; widescreen presentation (2.35:1) ; Dolby Digital.
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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